NOTHIN' TO LOSE chronicles for the first time the crucial formative years of the legendary rock band KISS, culminating with the groundbreaking success of their classic 1975 album, Alive! and the smash single "Rock and Roll All Nite," a song that nearly four decades later remains one of the band's most enduring anthems.
Drawing on over 200 interviews, this fully authorised music biography offers a captivating and intimate fly-on-the-wall account of their launch, charting the struggles and ultimate victories that led them to the threshold of superstardom. It's also augmented with an amazing array of rare photos, memorabilia, and ephemera, including candid images from their early years, handwritten lyrics, tour passes, early club ads, set lists, and out-takes from photo shoots.
Constructed as an oral history, the book includes original interviews with the four band-members, as well as management, fans, and musical contemporaries from the time, including members of Aerosmith and Black Sabbath.The end result is an indelible and irresistable portrait of a band on the rise and the music scene they changed forever.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2013
- 153 x 230 x 35mm